Some people displaced by the 2010 earthquake in Haiti have been extended residency and employment benefits by the U.S. government.
Jim sits down with Congressman Joe Garcia who provides reaction and analysis to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address. They are joined on the set by a young woman, one of the so-called “dreamers”, who came here from Mexico as a baby, and who attened the President’s address in Washington.
South Florida native Felice Gorordo is taking the lead of an online firm which wants to become the “TurboTax” of the immigration process.
It was a toast repeated yearly since the family arrived from Cuba in the 1960s. Gustavo Pérez Firmat’s family uttered the toast as a wish they anxiously waited to fulfill.
The nation’s immigration court system, already bogged down with a backlog of nearly 350,000 cases, could fall even more behind in in 2014. That’s because nearly half of its 220 judges will be eligible for retirement next year.
Representative Joe Garcia (D-Miami) will join a 24-hour congressional fast relay to express solidarity with a group of immigration on the National Mall.
More than 600 immigration advocates, non-profit leaders and local officials are gathering in Miami to shift the immigration discussion from amnesty and temporary visas to what can be done to help existing immigrant groups better integrate into American life.
The Obama Administration’s temporary reprieve for youth living in the country illegally has shown in its first year that anymore immigration reform efforts would require the government to streamline application procedures and provide more information on what documents are needed apply to stay in the United States, according to experts.
One of the victims on board when a boat capsized off the coast of Miami earlier this month will be laid to rest Saturday.
A case of bacterial meningitis has been confirmed at the Krome Detention Center in Miami.